LISTEN: Examining the often overlooked role of women in Alaska’s history

Extra Tough: Women of the North is on display at the Anchorage Museum from November, 2020 to September, 2021. (Photo by Kavitha George/AKPM)

Women in Alaska are known for being hard working, resourceful and tough, but their role has often been overlooked. Join us as we celebrate the kick off to Women’s History Month and discuss Extra Tough: Women of the North, a new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum. We’ll also learn about this year’s inductees into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame.

HOST: Lori Townsend


  • Francesca DuBrock, Chief Curator, Anchorage Museum
  • Celeste Hodge Growden, President, Alaska Black Caucus
  • Jane Angvik, Board Member, Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame



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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her news tips and program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at or call 907-550-8452.

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